Carolina Faux Pas: Cal Cunningham Panders to Carolina BBQ Lovers….While Gas Grilling Hot Dogs?

RALEIGH – That’s embarrassing.

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate says there’s nothing better than BBQ. His campaign is even selling aprons that read, ‘Ambassador for North Carolina BBQ.’ in a push to present their candidate as authentic Carolina Cal.

Notice anything…off in this picture? REAL fans of Carolina BBQ sure did.

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In hocking campaign Carolina BBQ aprons, Cal Cunningham commits a major BBQ faux paux by sharing a picture of presenting himself as….grilling….hot dogs…with gas.

It’s a fail of the highest order in the Old North State, and the Carolina BBQ faithful let him know it.

The indignant responses to this blunder go on and on and one. Even enthusiastic supporters of Cunningham are shaking their heads. For the love of BBQ, the GRILL does not even appear to be on!

Now, politicians pander, on both sides — that’s no surprise to anybody — but if you’re going to do it, the campaign should, at the very least, make sure you’re doing it correctly.

How embarrassing.

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